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Wow doesn’t even come close to covering it when it comes to the Hungarian State Opera House and I think you see why in the photos. I’d urge anyone who is lucky enough to visit this awesome city to visit or take a tour of the building. It would surprise me if you didn’t a similar reaction as I did when you first walk in and see the lavish neo-Renaissance decor. Once again with the wow!

Ronald Reagan Statue by Istvan Mate, Budapest, Hungary - the 7-foot bronze statue of former U.S. President, Ronald Reagan honoring him for his role in helping to end communism was unveiled in the same square as a memorial to Soviet troops liberating Hungary in 1945.

Budapest, Hungary, Oct 1944: Budapest Jews, rounded up by German troops and their Hungarian collaborators, crowd outside Budapest's State Theater, point of gathering the Jewish population for the trip to death camps. Statistically speaking, none of the Jews in this photo survived the one-way trip to their places of martyrdom.

Andrássy út

Andrássy Avenue, Budapest ~ is great for walks alongside the beautiful turn-of-the-century buildings or people watching in one of the many cafés. It's a long avenue, however the Millennium Underground Railway runs beneath it, should you feel tired. The State Opera House is one of the most famous tenants on Andrássy, but the avenue is also home to many upscale boutiques.

42 beautiful photos of Christmas in Budapest, Hungary

Inside the Hungarian Opera House in Budapest

hungarian state opera house auditorium Inside the Hungarian Opera House in Budapest